• CLOTHING
    Smart Denim Promises Touchscreen Tech Clothes

    A young man in a white t-shirt pulls on a dark blue denim trucker jacket, tucks his smartphone in an inside pocket and puts in-ear headphones in his right ear. He mounts a fixed-gear bike with flat, slightly curved wide handlebars. Riding through the streets of San Francisco, he occasionally taps or swipes his right […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Tech power: Clothes may soon power small electronics

    Researchers have invented a way to apply metal-free electrodes to fabric and off-the-shelf clothing so that it feels good to the touch and also transports enough electricity to power small electronics. Such clothes may one day power wearable electronic devices. Powering advanced fabrics that can monitor health data remotely are important to the military and […]

  • CLOTHING
    Womyn’s Coalition fights fast fashion by trading clothes

    Photo by Marcella Baietto | The State PressStudent looking through donated clothing at the Earth Day Clothing Exchange at the terrace of Engrained in the MU on ASU’s Tempe campus on April 18, 2017. By Karisma Sandoval | 16 minutes ago In an effort to promote sustainable fashion, the Womyn’s Coalition hosted a recycled clothing event on […]

  • CLOTHING
    Unused clothes could stretch to L.A.

    People in Northern Ireland including Ballymoney, could be hoarding more than 17 million articles of clothing they no longer wear, according to a study by Barnardo’s. Placed end to end these items would stretch from Belfast to Los Angeles, analysis based on YouGov polling data reveals. Forty per cent of people from Northern Ireland admitted […]

  • CLOTHING
    This Artist Just Gave Away Half a Million Dollars in Clothes

    SLIDE SHOW|10 Photos Bjarne Melgaard’s “The Casual Pleasure of Disappointment” Bjarne Melgaard’s “The Casual Pleasure of Disappointment” Credit© 2013 Tony Cox, Courtesy of Bjarne Melgaard Studio Bjarne Melgaard has not smoked crystal meth any time lately. The divisive Norwegian visual artist is quick to make that point, lest anyone think a short film he created […]

  • CLOTHING
    Amsterdam Company Designs Clothes for Your Office Chair

    0 Okay. We know this one sounds crazy, but bear with us. An Amsterdam design company has taken a new approach to refurbishing chairs, including the ones in your office. If they’re still in good shape but you just can’t stand the site of them any more, don’t toss them. Just dress them up with a […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    What if Your Clothes Could Charge Your Smartphone?

    What if you could charge your smartphone just by wearing your favorite outfit? It seems far-fetched, but it might not be as far off as you think. Dutch fashion designer Pauline van Dongen has created an interesting fusion of fashion, environmentalism and connectivity. Her startup, Wearable Solar, has developed a prototype for a solar powered […]

  • CLOTHING
    eBay purchases PhiSix, hopes to enable users to try out clothes online

    eBay purchases PhiSix, hopes to enable users to try out clothes online The online auction website and marketplace, eBay, on Thursday announced that it had acquired PhiSix, a computer graphics company that creates 3D models of clothing from photos, pattern files and other sources to simulate the behaviour and fitting of garments. Tapping into an […]

  • CLOTHING
    Clothes Smarter Than You Are: Welcome to the Future

    Wish there was a gadget able to transform your boring office uniform into a party outfit, or even a device that guides you straight to new friends? Then call Marcelo Coelho. A researcher with Fluid Interfaces at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab, Coelho works at the cutting edge of wearable devices that may […]